It's not going to work if there are no existing replacement parts which Amazon could send to the repair shop. Also, if Amazon is sending Kim new Kindles as replacement it means that's the cheapest solution for the company.
My first reaction: "ha!" These days we live in the table war era. Now, as Amazon considers Kindles totally disposable, as you have proven, at least the price goes accordingly. Lately, I have heard some people complain about the iPad mini being still pricey. What those people don't see is that you will not get any trouble with the device, and it will last al least until you decide to get rid of it to get the new one.
How does the saying goes? You get what you pay for?
I do see a problem with the Wordreader project, though. I wouldn't like anyone to blame the kids when the Kindles stop working. I wrote about this project, the kids and teachers were more than happy to have the possibility of learning using the e-readers. How is Amazon going to respond about the devices' malfunctions that happen in Africa?
Yes, Chris. Now the problem comes when you buy an ink cartridge that is surprisingly dry. It happened to me with the last ink cartridge I got. Silly enough I couldn't take it back for a return because neither I had the receipt anymore, nor the time for such trouble in trying to explain that the ink was dry and old. It cost almost $22.
Facebook's Graph Search may face some profound challenges and risks, first, because Facebook users haven't been thinking of their posts as product reviews; and second, because Facebook will now have to contend with the social-network equivalent of SEO "gaming" of results.
The new UltraViolet online DRM model has people upset, but the question we should ask ourselves is whether we want a flexible model to harmonize content owner and content consumer rights, or a one-takes-all model that probably results in less online content.
A survey by JD Powers found that customer interest in product features is lessening as phones evolve. Rather than features, price is driving purchases, and that change could have a dramatic impact on how IT departments secure these devices.
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